Location

Hong Kong Conventional & Exhibition Centre

Source Publication

IVETA 2000 Conference Proceedings

Description

In recent years, the economic development and the changes in the industrial structures in Taiwan have caused the agriculture-based production structure to breakdown among the aboriginal people of Taiwan. Employment opportunities in the traditional tribal villages have declined sharply and a great numbers of people have moved out of the villages. Foreign laborers have also created a high rate of unemployment among the aboriginal people and has weakened and limited their ability to compete with others. Therefore, in order to increase Taiwan aborigines' employment competence and employment opportunities, this article will be based on the perspective of the "tribal classroom" to explore suitable approaches and methods to implement vocational training among the aborigines. It is hoped that through self-awareness among the aborigines and through employment demand that the vocational plan stressing cultural learning, livelihood work, and the tribal environment, accomplishing through by the setting up of the "tribal classroom". The plan will promote tribal culture and enterprises, increase enterprise development and employment opportunities, and create comfortable residential and the tribal villages.

Document Type

Conference Paper

 
Aug 6th, 12:00 AM

Exploration of the aboriginal vocational training implementation stratagem from the outlook of the "tribal classroom"

Hong Kong Conventional & Exhibition Centre

In recent years, the economic development and the changes in the industrial structures in Taiwan have caused the agriculture-based production structure to breakdown among the aboriginal people of Taiwan. Employment opportunities in the traditional tribal villages have declined sharply and a great numbers of people have moved out of the villages. Foreign laborers have also created a high rate of unemployment among the aboriginal people and has weakened and limited their ability to compete with others. Therefore, in order to increase Taiwan aborigines' employment competence and employment opportunities, this article will be based on the perspective of the "tribal classroom" to explore suitable approaches and methods to implement vocational training among the aborigines. It is hoped that through self-awareness among the aborigines and through employment demand that the vocational plan stressing cultural learning, livelihood work, and the tribal environment, accomplishing through by the setting up of the "tribal classroom". The plan will promote tribal culture and enterprises, increase enterprise development and employment opportunities, and create comfortable residential and the tribal villages.